Table 3

Reasons for vaccination—three most important reasons—frequencies (per cent)—vaccinated persons or those with intention to be vaccinated only (n=903)

ReasonFirst rankSecond rankThird rank
I fear the health consequences of an infection with the corona virus542 (60.0%)115 (12.7%)98 (10.8%)
I want to be able to lead a normal life163 (18.5%)266 (29.5%)272 (30.1%)
I want to contribute to eradicating the virus93 (10.3%)268 (29.7%)233 (25.8%)
I want to travel again71 (7.9%)150 (16.6%)143 (15.8%)
My social environment exerts pressure29 (3.2%)78 (8.6%)85 (9.4%)
I do it because others do it as well5 (0.5%)26 (2.9%)72 (8.0%)